Selection of Stress Tests in Patients with Suspected or Known Coronary Heart Disease
A. Iain McGhie, M.D.
Dr. McGhie is Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Exercise and Nuclear Cardiology Laboratories at the University of Texas - Houston Medical School Department of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division).
Dr. McGhie reports no commercial conflict of interest.
This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from the Novartis Foundation for Gerontology.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss the different modalities of stress that are available for use in conjunction with myocardial perfusion imaging
- List the different radiopharmaceuticals that are available for myocardial perfusion imaging and understand their use
- Describe the basic physiologic principles of stress myocardial perfusion imaging
- Apply stress myocardial perfusion imaging in clinical practice.